I must confess the truth. Leaving Chicago has been the best decision I've ever made in my life. I tried. I really did try to make it work. I gave myself completely to the demands of the city. I worked overnights, double shifts, all for minimum wage. Tried to mold myself to fit in… Continue reading Sometimes you’ve got to give in to win
I have been letting myself down a lot this past year. I've been making excuses for why I'm treading water. I've been blaming the universe for giving me difficult circumstances, that prevent me from moving forward. I then decide that the solution to get away from all this negative juju invading my headspace is to well, move. Queue positive vibes &… Continue reading Why I succeed at failing
20 and even 30-somethings are beginning to create their own jobs. Saying "screw you" to those refusing to hire them until "they pay their dues."
Emotional intelligence is Caitlin Fry's mantra for 2015...and it should be yours too!
Only two full months left until the end of 2014...and where do I see my year ending? At my two jobs, in my cozy (I refuse to say tiny) studio apartment with my newly adopted senior kitty named after the Mother of Dragons and my constantly supportive and constantly corny boyfriend as my roommates. While… Continue reading And Then There Were Two
Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home. - Bill Cosby Well, I've moved back in with my parents. Kind of. My dad travels five days out of the week for work, and my mom recently got a summer condo in Lake City, Minnesota to be closer… Continue reading Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.
I have spent many hours in my journalism classes at the UI thinking about the concept of censorship and social interaction in the media. I'm a millennial and I grew up with the concept of computers and the fear and excitement of interacting with people online. When I think back on my first interactions on AOL… Continue reading Censorship is SO 20th Century
The last time I posted on this website was in Spring 2011. It is now Spring 2013. To say time flies is an understatement and a cliché. I've always been told my English teachers and college professors to avoid those. Good and bad has happened in the past two years: One of my beloved family… Continue reading What Has Changed in Two Years, Besides Everything?